Guilford College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Greensboro, North Carolina, which is a predominantly urban area. The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and mission that defines the school. Guilford College has a yearly student enrollment of about two thousand.
Students may select from several areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Security And Protective Services
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- English Language And Literature
The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, student records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores between 1410 - 1810 on the SAT and between 21 - 26 for the ACT exam is typical among students admitted to this school. Approximately 60 percent of all students that applied were accepted at this school, with 19 percent of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $33,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Guilford College may provide financial aid for students who are eligible in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Guilford College Quakers participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, within the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
- Golf (NCAA Division III)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, admission forms, programs offered, and much more may be accessed on school's website at www.guilford.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Guilford College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Guilford College has a total student population of about 1,900. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 17% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $34,000-$40,000 per year
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,000 to $1,200 per unit
- The estimated cost for room and board is around $11,000, which includes nineteen meals provided each week
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$20,598|
|Receiving Student Loans||64%||$7,180|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Guilford College may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Guilford College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 57%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||49%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||6%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Guilford College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)
- Football (Old Dominion Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Guilford College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Winston - Salem State University in Winston-Salem, NC (19 miles away)
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- Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC (101 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Guilford College for official up-to-date information.